Безмятежность

Насилие, секс и животные убийцы в средневековых миниатюрах

Foxes vs. Monkeys from a 13th-century Bible

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

An Ethiopian beast named Anabula, which looks like a sad elephant from Liber de nature rerun, France, c. 1290

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Monk fighting off some devils with a club, from the Smithfield Decretals, c. 1300

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Snail vs. Knight, from The Smithsfield Decretals, decretals of Gregory IX, Tolouse, c. 1300. Illuminations were added about forty years later in London.

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Rabbits killing men in The Smithfield Decretals, c. 1300

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

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Cats vs. rabbits, headless people, and a lion playing the violin in the Breviary of Renaud de Bar, France, 1302-1303

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Long Neck, from Book Of Hours, England, early 14th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Cats doing cat things: sleep, play with mice, and take an unhealthy interest in caged birds from a medieval bestiary

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

An angry chef with a big knife, from The Luttrell Psalter, 1325-1335

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An ape killing a man with a big axe

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

The Flying Green Penis Monster, from Decretum Gratiani with commentary of Bartolomeo de Brescia, Italy, 1340-1345

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

A cheeky interloper in left margin, from Vows of the Peacock, c. 1350

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Hellmouth, from the Taymouth Hours, 14th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Penis tree from a 14th-century copy of the Roman of the Rose

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

A rabbit with axe, in Gorleston Psalter, England, 14th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

A tasty donut in Les Grandes Heures du duc de Berry, Paris, 1409

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

A monkey is doing something in a late fifteenth century edition of Jean de Wavrin's Anciennes et novellas chronicles d'Angleterre

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Melancholic cat plays the lyre in a Book of Hours from France, 15th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

The Thinker Monkey, from the Breviary of Mary of Savoy, Lombardy, c. 1430

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Aliens with a to-do list and a whip, in Livres du roi Modus et de la reine Ratio, France, 15th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

People and Sea Devils, from Histoire de Merlin, by Master of Adelaide of Savoy in Poitiers, around 1450-1455

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Hi, do you want my broom? Illustration from Traité des quatre dernières choses by Jean Le Tavernier, c. 1455

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


A Dalmatian Sea Monster, an illustration by Poggio Bracciolini, added to a copy of Le Miroir du Monde, mid-15th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Cat playing a bagpipe in a Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1460

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Arrow in the ass

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


What are you doing here, dragon? An illustration from Les faize d'Alexandre (a translation of Historiae Alexandri Magni of Quintus Curtius Rufus), Bruges, c. 1468-1475

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Smiling skeleton, from Ars bene moriendi, France, 1470-1480

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Monkey prank, from Recueil des croniques d'Engleterre, Bruges, 1471-1483

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Teletubbies in a basket, in Le Livre des hystoires du Mirouer du monde, Paris, 15th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Demons in a castle, from Le mister par personages de la vie, passion, mort, resurrection et assention de Nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ, 1547

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Creepy People on a map, from Cosmographie universelle, 1555

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Not exactly a garden party, from Wunderbarliche, doch wahrhaftige Erklärung von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia by Theodor de Bry, c. 1590

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A bird-like demon with a smaller fighting demon and a woman in his basket, from Nürnberger Schembart-Buch, 17th century

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Нормальненько у людей с фантазией было.

Особенно херовое дерево поразило.